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7 and 9 definitions - Chapter 7 Key Concepts Analog form of...

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Chapter 7 Key Concepts Analog form of The hypothesis that a mental image embodies the essential representation relationships of the thing it represents. Apoptosis Programmed pruning of neurons. Bizarre imagery The hypothesis that bizarre images facilitate recall. Categorical The number of units traversed during mental scanning. For distance example, landmarks on an island map, rooms in a building, or counties in a state. Chromaesthesia Coloured hearing. Cognitive Perceptual processes that typically function independently dedifferentiation are fused instead. Cognitive map Information from the environment is ‘worked over and (Tolman) elaborated . . . into a tentative, cognitive-like map . . . indicating routes and paths and environmental relationships.’ Concreteness The degree to which a word refers to ‘concrete objects, persons, places, or things that can be heard, felt, smelled, or tasted’. Cross-modal The ability to appreciate that the sensations of one modality effects can be similar to those of another modality. Distinctiveness The hypothesis that the more distinctive the item, the easier it is to recall. Dual-coding The theory that verbal and non-verbal systems are theory (Paivio) alternative ways of representing events. Egocentric frame People use information available from their current of reference perspective to orient themselves. Egocentric You imagine yourself moving, while the objects in the perspective environment remain still. transformations 1
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Eidetic imagery Images projected onto the external world that persist for a minute or more even after a stimulus, such as a picture, is removed. Emergent New properties that emerge when a mental image is properties constructed. Icon The initial, brief representation of the information contained in a visual stimulus. Imagens (Paivio) The units containing the information that generates the mental images that make up the non-verbal system. Images as The hypothesis that an image is a readiness to perceive anticipations something. Inducers and The cue that elicits a synaesthetic experience is called an concurrents inducer , and the synaesthetic response itself is called the concurrent. Left and right The theory that ‘the left hemisphere of most people controls hemispheres speech and is more efficient than the right hemisphere at processing verbal material in such tasks as perceptual recognition, episodic memory, and comprehension. The right hemisphere has the advantage in such non-verbal tasks as face identification and discrimination, recognition of non- verbal sounds, and memory for faces and spatial patterns.’ Lexical decision Participants must indicate whether each stimulus is a word
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